Gambling addiction: Introduction
A mental health disorder involving a compulsive need to gamble. Sufferers are generally unable to control their urge to gamble even if it causes them financial hardship and affects their daily lives or their relationships. ...more »
Symptoms of Gambling addiction
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Treatments for Gambling addiction
- Recognition of the problem by the patient
- Behavioural and cognitive based psychotherapy
- Gamblers Anonymous - structured along the lines of Alcoholics Anonymous
- Anti depressants such as SSRI's may be useful to treat associated anxiety and depression
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Gambling addiction: Deaths
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Gambling addiction: Complications
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Causes of Gambling addiction
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Disease Topics Related To Gambling addiction
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Gambling addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Gambling addiction
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or ...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these...read more »
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Gambling addiction: Rare Types
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